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Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell
Funnyman Will Ferrell began his career in comedy with the Los Angeles comedy group The Groundlings, which led to his SNL discovery.

In 2003, Ferrell gained movie stardom with the release of his hit holiday comedy, "Elf." He also starred in a slew of other popular comedies, including "Old School," "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" and "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby."

Ferrell changed pace when he starred opposite Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in the 2006 drama "Stranger Than Fiction," which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. In the film, Ferrell plays Harold Crick, an IRS worker who continuously hears a narration of the story of his life -- and he do...
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Funnyman Will Ferrell began his career in comedy with the Los Angeles comedy group The Groundlings, which led to his SNL discovery.

In 2003, Ferrell gained movie stardom with the release of his hit holiday comedy, "Elf." He also starred in a slew of other popular comedies, including "Old School," "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" and "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby."

Ferrell changed pace when he starred opposite Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in the 2006 drama "Stranger Than Fiction," which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. In the film, Ferrell plays Harold Crick, an IRS worker who continuously hears a narration of the story of his life -- and he doesn't like the ending.

Ferrell returns to film this summer in the adventure comedy "Land of the Lost," a big-screen remake of the 1970s TV series.
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  • Boston College upsets USC, 37-31

    USC traveled to Boston College trying to avoid a letdown after a 13-10 victory at Stanford last week. The rains stopped in Chestnut Hill before kickoff, but the soggy conditions put a damper on the performance of the ninth-ranked Trojans, who fell to...
  • Will Ferrell Hints at 'Zoolander 2': 'Mugatu is a Part of it'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's been more than ten years since Ben Stiller's Derek Zoolander posed on the big screen, but it sounds like prospects of a "Zoolander" sequel are heating up. Will Ferrell, who appeared in the 2001 comedy as an evil fashion...
  • Will Ferrell Hints at 'Zoolander 2′: 'Mugatu is a Part of it'

    It's been more than ten years since Ben Stiller's Derek Zoolander posed on the big screen, but it sounds like prospects of a "Zoolander" sequel are heating up. Will Ferrell, who appeared in the 2001 comedy as an evil fashion designed named Mugatu,...
  • Alex Trebek (and mustache) return for 31st season as 'Jeopardy!' host

    Alex Trebek (and mustache) return for 31st season as 'Jeopardy!' host
    Longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek was in Chicago on Tuesday to promote the start of his 31st season as host of the TV game show. His recently regrown mustache, however, was a no-show. The new season, which began Monday, marked the return of...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Welcome to Me'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Borderline personality disorder turns out to be more of a laughing matter than it probably should be in "Welcome to Me," a strange and often startlingly inspired media/mental-illness comedy directed by actress-filmmaker Shira...
  • 2014 Teen Choice Awards: Complete list of nominees

    The 2014 Teen Choice Awards, celebrating the year’s achievements in film, TV, music, fashion and sports on the millennial generation’s list, are just around the corner. Movie-wise, the hottest things include action comedy “22 Jump...
  • Course Source: Angeles National, Francis H. I'i Brown GC

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Course Source: Angeles National, Francis H. I'i Brown GC IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland, Calif. THE LAYOUT: An area that previously was an eyesore in the Big Tujunga...
  • Mike Sacks' 'Poking a Dead Frog' cracks the comedy code

    "Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today's Top Comedy Writers" by Mike Sacks; Penguin (480 pages, $18) Comedy is having a moment. You can't really talk about the vaunted New Golden Platinum Age of Television without reference to Louis C.K., Amy...
  • 'Looney Tunes' Spin-Off Heats Up With 'X-Men' Scribes, 'Focus' Directors

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Warner Bros. Looney Tunes-based feature film "Acme" looks to be gaining speed, as the studio has set "X-Men: First Class" scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz to pen the script. Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, helmers of...
  • New programming chief at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center talks about grand opening

     New programming chief at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center talks about grand opening
    Scott Galbraith has good use for the skills he honed during a stint as a background actor on television's "Saturday Night Live." As a new top official at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Galbraith may not need his sense of comic...
  • TV Picks: 'Party Down,' Funny or Die video selection, 'Manhattan'

    TV Picks: 'Party Down,' Funny or Die video selection, 'Manhattan'
    "Party Down" (Hulu). This comedy about a less than merry band of caterers, which went for two seasons on Starz in 2009 and 2010, was created by "Veronica Mars" mastermind Rob Thomas with "Mars" cohorts Dan Ethridge and John Enhom and actor Paul Rudd,...